Infinity Farm has always boasted an extended family of many species, so the nickname was obvious- The Peaceable Kingdom. I love that painting by Edward Hicks. He was a Quaker minister who painted his spiritual truth in a simple way that resonates with me profoundly. This week the Colorado prairie experienced the coldest weather in … Read more
This week I have been reading Xenophon, (431-350BC)- On Horsemanship. So much remains true, except perhaps for the part about the importance of choosing a double-backed (wide) horse. In Xenophon’s defense, saddles hadn’t been invented yet.
A friend of mine volunteered at a nursing home. One of the patients there was always talking about riding and my friend thought that maybe I could come along and talk horses with her. That was what I knew when I entered her room.
Woody Allen says, “I am at two with nature.” That pretty much describes how I feel about technology. Embracing the tech world for me is like enjoying a violent allergy attack. Translating tech for dressage queens; is there an app for that?
Dear Mr. Farrier,
Remember me? My friends call me Clara. You may call me Claro d’Luna. Please pronounce it with a Spanish accent.
New Year’s is the traditional day that we reflect on self improvement- meaning that we begin the New Year by listing our faults. I have a better idea.
Holiday wishes for all the best.
Who hasn’t begged for a pony for Christmas? My generation scrutinized the color plates of horse breeds in the H volume of our aged Encyclopedia Britannica.Kids today haunt websites like www.horsecrazygirls.com. Generations agree, a pony for Christmas it the very best present.
“The threat of Christmas hung in the air…”
The least flattering time I heard this re-incarnation plan was while I was rubbing mineral ice on my horse’s inner thigh. He had torn a muscle and was in his second month of stall rest. The man who said it thought he was Columbus in the New World, and a total laugh riot.